Indonesian Journal of Counter Terrorism and National Securit
Vol 1 No 1 (2022): January-June, 2022

The Urgency of Completing Revision of Indonesia's Anti-Terrorism Law

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31 Jan 2022


On 18 October 2002, Anti-Terrorism Law was signed into law by Megawati Soekarnoputri This kind of law has caused a significant legal controversy in because this law signed only six days after the unfamous Bali Bombings took place on 12 October 2002. The Law itself had first been drafted in 2002 more precisely in April on response to the then most recent terrorist incident which opened the eyes of global citizen from the danger of terrorism, the 9/11 incident in New York 2001. From 2002, The Anti-Terrorism LAW has been used to punish and investigate those who involved in the many incidents such as the bombing of the Marriot Hotel in 2003, the Australian Embassy incident in September 2004, and the round two of Bali bombing which take place in October 2005. Since 2005 the proposed revision of the Anti-Terrorism Law getting stronger. The proposed revision mainly talks about the addition of term of arrest and detention.

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Indonesian Journal of Counter Terrorism and National Security (ISSN Online: 2829-890X ISSN Print: 2829-9027) is an open access double blind peer reviewed journal published by Faculty of Law Universitas Negeri Semarang and managed by Counterterrorism and Anti-Radicalism Studies Center, Faculty of Law ...